15 days in Western US Itinerary

15 days in Western US Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Western US trip maker

Make it your trip
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly

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Grand Canyon National Park

— 1 night
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 14th (Sat), explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip tool.

Columbus to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 10-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Columbus to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbus in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 33°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 68°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature

Las Vegas

— 3 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at New York New York Casino, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and have fun at Paris Las Vegas.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Las Vegas visit planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 87°F, while lows dip to 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to fly to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Parks · Casinos · Nature

San Diego

— 3 nights

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, walk around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 71°F by day to 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Wildlife

Los Angeles

— 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 23rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

Plan my day in Los Angeles using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 75°F in May, and nighttime lows around 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

San Francisco

— 3 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, make a trip to Lombard Street, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 69°F and lows about 53°F. On the 28th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Childrens Museums · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods